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Bryan Richardson

Education Reform and Counter Insurgency

Our good friend Justin Cohen over at the “Turnaround Challenge” hit it spot on the in an entry on the relationship between good policy and good execution.  Justin mentions a Matt Yglesias quote on (of…
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What it Takes to Be Ready for Race to the Top

If you missed Rick Hess’ blog interviewing Louisiana State Education Chief Paul Pastorek after the RTT Decisions were made, note two things.  First, in lieu of some of the shenanigans coming out of New Jersey and…
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Grading Teacher Performance

We have to move beyond this notion that we cannot measure what students know.  We may not have the perfect instrument now, but virtually every other profession, including doctors whom we expect to make real…
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